Catherine Herbener

Catherine Herbener

Adjunct Faculty in Music

Music Department

Office: Music Center 205
Office phone: 402-643-7282


Catherine Herbener appears as a collaborative artist in recitals throughout the United States. As a member of the Bachman Trio, she participated in the touring program of the Nebraska Arts Council, received three grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and participated in a cultural exchange with the Republic of Tajikistan. She often performs and premieres new works of music.

Herbener frequently concertizes with oboist, William McMullen. They have been heard in numerous recitals, masterclasses and conferences. Their recording of 20th Century Music for Oboe and Piano was released by Crystal Records in 2002. Herbener has also recorded on the Vienna Modern Masters label and Albany Records. Her performances are regularly heard on Nebraska Public Radio.

Herbener operates a piano studio in Lincoln, Nebraska. She joined the Concordia faculty in 1990. Her teachers include Beth Miller Harrod and Ralph Votapek.


M.M., Michigan State University
B.M., Nebraska Wesleyan University

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